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Popol Vuh

Mexican, Seafood, Caribbean, Bar, Pub
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Calle 2 Norte 141 | Entre 5a Avenue y Zona Federal Maritima, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
+52 984 803 2149
07:45 - 22:00
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

We had a amazing lunch at Popol Vuh!! The fish tacos were good but the shrimp platter in garlic butter were amazing. Nice atmosphere right off the beach good guac can't say enough coming back tomorrow lol

Thank JenniferRick
West Des Moines, Iowa
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38 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2016

Love this tiny restaurant. Great for breakfast or lunch. Food is exceptional. Helps if you speak some Spanish but not required.

Thank Kimaam
Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2015 via mobile

The food was very delicious. We got we got the heuvos rancheros andchiliaquiles. They you're a great and the price was great to just 25 feet from the beach

Thank Morris2003
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 May 2015 via mobile

(That's another sign on their wall.. Lol!) Great draft beer, and the word on their fish tacos is true... Delish! Small casual place for a quick yummy meal very close to the beach without beach bar prices. Recommended.

Thank Johanna V
Cincinnati, Ohio
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 May 2015

The food was excellent -- unbelieveably light and fresh. The guacamole was the best my husband and I have ever had (disclaimer: we've only been to Mexico once), and the chicken tacos and burrito were delicious too. We loved the atmosphere - small, quaint, laid-back, and right by the beach. Still felt far enough away from the busy touristy 5th... More 

Thank Amy K
Tacoma, WA....USA
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3 reviews
Reviewed 6 May 2015

Small place on a side street off 5th Ave, great low prices and great food, and 22 peso draft DosXX...Martin the waiter was very friendly and attentive.

Thank tacomaSteve
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 20 April 2015 via mobile

The tempura fish tacos were well worth the wait! We did have to wait a while (and the restaurant was near empty) but we're glad we did. The host was very friendly and attentive and went out of his way to chat with us about where we were from and how long we were visiting for. He showed us the... More 

Thank Alanna B
Dunedin, New Zealand
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2015 via mobile

Tempura fish tacos are mighty tasty. The ceviche is also amazing- very filling! Super friendly staff and close to the beach.

Thank Emmam55
Foshan, China
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2015

Nice small restaurant with excellent service. Tasty food, good tap beer and margaritas. Reasonable prices. Extremely friendly English speaking staff, special thanks to Jose!

Thank Angie V
Venlo, The Netherlands
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2015 via mobile

Best fish and shrimp tacos, very fresh guacamole, tasty margaritas, cosy restaurant and very friendly staff. We loved it and will be back!

Thank Cyrella B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Mexican, Seafood, Caribbean, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
07:45 - 22:00
07:45 - 22:00
07:45 - 22:00
07:45 - 22:00
07:45 - 22:00
07:45 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 2 Norte 141 | Entre 5a Avenue y Zona Federal Maritima, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
  • Phone Number: +52 984 803 2149
Traditional mexicana.Desayuno, food and Cena.En the heart of the tourist area of ​​Playa for local people.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?